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Students encouraged to participate in Anti-Bullying Contest

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – West Springfield schools are asking their students to get creative in their fight against bullying. ...
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City makes Front Street property ‘priority development site’

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The city has taken one more step in developing the Front Street Mills property. The Town Council approved a motion that designates the Front Street property as a Priority Development Site through the Massachusetts Chapter 43D program. The designation came before th...
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‘Open House’ fundraiser supports Boys and Girls Club programs

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The West Springfield Boys and Girls Club will be welcoming the public for its second annual “Open House” fundraiser on March 7. The event will include a live auction, beer and wine tastings and raffles. According to Jo...
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West Springfield graduation rates continue to rise

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The state’s graduation rates are rising, and West Springfield’s 2014 rates reflected that. Over a seven-year period, West Springfield High School’s graduation rate has soared from 69.1 percent for the 2007-08 school year to 85.1 percent for the 2013-14 school year. The res...
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Learning from past, opening up the future, Sullivan delivers State of City

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – Mayor Edward Sullivan delivered his annual State of the City Address in front of the City Council and its audience members on Feb. 17. Sullivan highlighted the city’s improvements in 2014 but emphasized that there was much more work to be done in 2015.Hanging over the list...
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‘One Slight Hitch,’ Lewis Black comedy, to open at Majestic

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – The Majestic Theater’s 2014-15 season continues on Feb. 26 when “One Slight Hitch,” a play written by comedian Lewis Black, opens for its seven-week run.“One Slight Hitch” is a “classic door-slamming, farce kind of comed...
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Forum starts conversation about addiction for West Springfield parents, students

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

By Angelique Fiskeangelique@thereminder.comWEST SPRINGFIELD – Concerned parents and members of the community came out to this quarter’s forum on Drug and Alcohol Use and Abuse at the West Springfield High School on Jan. 29 to discuss the problems and possible solutions in their town. <br...
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Big E is big business for Western Massachusetts

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WEST SPRINGFIELD – While the Big E might be a right of passage in Western Massachusetts, something that is inherently known by the region’s residents, it is again making itself known across the nation.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; For the second yea...
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Kearsarge Energy partnership helps West Springfield and Southwick

By Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

SOUTHWICK – The Kearsarge Energy solar farm in Southwick will be set to open in early to mid-March, according to the company’s managing partner, Andrew Bernstein.&nbsp;&nbsp;This is the solar farm with which the town of West Springfield would be partnering, ...
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